Links and Resources

HELP LINES

Beyond Blue

1300 224 636
www.beyondblue.org.au
beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.

Kids Help Line

1800 55 1800
www.kidshelp.com.au
For children, teens and young adults. Ring anytime for any reason. Call, online chat or email.

Lifeline

13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au
For all ages. Ring anytime for any reason. Call or online chat.

Emergency

000
For emergency assistance to contact the ambulance, fire brigade or police services.

Additional resources

Comfort Kids

www.rch.org.au/comfortkids/
Online information for caregivers, kids and healthcare professionals as to how to best support children undergoing medical treatment. Includes fact sheets, activities and games.

Livewire

www.livewire.org.au
From the Starlight Foundation, Livewire is online social forum to connect young people with serious or chronic health conditions and disabilities. Content is monitored by Livewire staff.

Youth Beyond Blue

1300 22 4636
Helping young people with anxiety and depression.
www.youthbeyondblue.com

Other links:

Charter on the Rights of Children and Young People in Healthcare in Australia

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Children’s Rights Poster 

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Young People’s Poster 

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Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare

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Australia Australian Association of Hospital Play Specialists

UK National Association of Health Play Specialists

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Continence Foundation Australia 

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BEECHAC 

BEECHAC stands for Bladder Exstrophy, Epispadias, Cloacal Exstrophy, Hypospadias, Australian Community 
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BrightSky

Product supplier.
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Independent Australia

Product supplier.
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